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CIL:1438*  Cite 

Rabbit psoas skeletal muscle fibers were held at constant length and rigor induced by immersion in glycerol. The fibers were quick-frozen by contact with a liquid helium- cooled copper block in a Heuser-type cryopress, and freeze-etched in a Balzers 400 freeze fracture machine. The sample was then rotary-replicated with Pt-C at 24 degrees and visualized in a JEOL 100CX2 transmission electron microscope operated at 100 kev. Images were recorded on Kodak 4489 film at 68,000x magnification. Stereo pairs were taken at +5 and -5 degrees. Films were scanned with a 20 micrometer pixel spacing on a Nikon Coolscan 9000ED scanner. Stereo pair with CIL:1437.

Biological Sources
NCBI Organism Classification
Oryctolagus cuniculus
Cell Type
skeletal muscle cell
Cellular Component
Biological Context
Biological Process
skeletal muscle contraction
Molecular Function
ATPase activity, coupled to movement of substances
Ip, Wallace
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Spatial Axis Image Size Pixel Size
X 4177px 0.00029µm
Y 2797px 0.00029µm